The Biology of Good and Evil: Paul Zak

April 12, 2024
Hosted by Dr. Cathy Greenberg and Matthew Werner

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Find out why over 1M people view his TED Talks. Join us, especially if you're in Public Safety for a rare look at how "extraordinary experiences" shape us, our happiness, wellbeing and performance. Paul J. Zak is a professor at Claremont Graduate University and is ranked in the top 0.3% of most cited scientists with over 180 published papers and more than 19,000 citations to his research. Zak’s two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rainforest of Papua New Guinea. Along the way he helped start a number of interdisciplinary fields including neuroeconomics, neuromanagement, and neuromarketing. He has written three general audience books and is a regular TED speaker. His latest book, Immersion: The Science of the Extraordinary and Source of Happiness (2022), identifies the neurologic basis for extraordinary experiences and uses 50,000 brain measurements to show readers how to create high-impact training among other benefits.

Strategies for Turbulent Times: A Plan for the Unknown

Fridays at 8 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel

We are elite professionals challenging leaders in all walks of life to reach inside their personal intestinal fortitude creating success techniques during turbulent times developing a FEARLESS CLIMATE! Being a leader post 2020 has certainly brought its own unique and persistent challenges. As we all continue to chart rocky waters for unrelenting growth and the wellbeing needed for peak performance, we’ll provide a compass and navigation system we believe anyone can incorporate in every show, to be better equipped and positioned to lead effectively. Join us live Fridays at 8 AM PST, and on demand to learn “Strategies for Turbulent Times” on every program featuring your co-hosts, Matthew Werner, former US Navy Special Warfare Operator; with over 25 years of experience executing over 20 high risk missions around the globe; and Dr. Cathy Greenberg multiple, # 1 Wall Street Journal, #2 New York Times and Amazon International Best Selling Author on the science of emotional and social intelligence, courage and resilience with special guests curated to meet the needs of a VUCA world (Volatile, Uncertain, Chaotic and Ambiguous).

Dr. Cathy Greenberg and Matthew Werner

Dr. Cathy L. Greenberg coaches leading executives and entire companies using her proven “Happiness=Profit” business strategies for life. Dr. Greenberg, a certified executive/personal coach, leadership expert and executive in her own right, formerly at two of the world’s leading consultancies, she co-founded h2c, LLC (Happy Companies. Healthy People) where she shares the power of combining leadership with the science of happiness to develop the skills you need to soar to success and profitability in today’s challenging environment. An author of multiple bestsellers and much-in-demand conference speaker, Dr. Greenberg advises individuals and groups from New York to Dubai. Her research and writing partners include Warren Bennis, Noel Tichy and Marshall Goldsmith. Dr. Greenberg lives a happy, successful life circling the globe with offices in Philadelphia and Tucson.

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